Our People

Emily Floyd, Music Director

Emily has been the Director of Music at Shallowford Presbyterian for 12 years. In addition, Emily serves as the co-director and instructor for the Choristers Guild Institute. She frequently conducts choirs for conferences, state and district honor choirs, and summer camps. She has presented workshops for ACDA, Choristers Guild, school systems, and sacred music conferences. Emily attended the Florida State University and received a bachelor’s degree in music education (voice) and holds certifications with the Choristers Guild and the Presbyterian Association of Musicians. Choirs under her direction have performed in 18 states and internationally in places such as St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, St. Mark’s Cathedral in Venice, and St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh. Emily makes her Carnegie Hall debut in April of 2022.

Dr. Wooyoung Kwon, Accompanist

Dr. Wooyoung Kwon has long served as the accompanist for the Choral Guild of Atlanta. We have all appreciated her talents over the years with the Guild. Wooyoung has played the piano and the organ for concerts in America and concert tours in Europe since 2003. She currently serves as the organist at Shallowford Presbyterian Church and has given recitals both as a soloist and as a collaborative artist. She has received the John Henry Dorminy Piano Scholarship and the University of Georgia School of Music Concerto Competition Award. Dr. Kwon is a member of the American Guild of Organists and holds her AGO Associate certificate. Dr. Kwon has been teaching piano, composition, and serving as an accompanist at Agnes Scott since 2002. She received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance with a minor in Organ Performance from the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia.